Courses

Learn to design and model your own piece of furniture through making and testing. Study human scale, proportion and composition. Gain a basic understanding of furniture formulation, construction and manufacturing. Working on a full-size model and prototype, experience all stages of the design process. Estimated supplies costs: $100. Instructors' supplies list available upon registration. The course is waivable upon portfolio approval: please submit portfolio to prostudy@pratt.edu by 10 business days prior to class start date.


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Generate innovative forms that perform and give back to the planet responsibly. Based on the Biomimicry Institute's 3.8 guidelines, explore all levels of the biomimicry design process. Learn sustainability principles and practices; discover nature's time-tested design strategies, functions, and patterns to apply them to designs and demonstrate the value of biomimicry-based design to stakeholders.


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Study the basic principles of sustainable design thinking, design vocabulary, and composition. This course is an introduction to sustainable design for learners with or without prior design experience.


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